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    Re: Is Homosexuality A Choice?

    Quote Originally Posted by Empirica View Post
    Please forgive my misunderstanding Johndy__There are indeed attractions other than "sexual"_

    I just assumed you were referring to sexual attraction because the thread topic is "homosexuality"_

    I personally am attracted to such things as intelligence, honesty and courage; regardless of gender_
    The reason why I made a general statement about attraction is because it is nearly self evident that attraction of all kinds is learned behavior or at minimum the strengthening of particular attractions are learned behavior. When one adds the word "sexual" to "attraction" it somehow becomes outrageous that it be learned in the mind of some. I'm glad you nibbled at the bait, because I would like to hear why such a definite distinction should be made, psychologically speaking, between attraction in general and sexual attraction. What are your thoughts?

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    Re: Is Homosexuality A Choice?

    Homosexuality is NOT a choice....but even if it were.....who are these idiots and self-righteous hypocrites to try to impose THEIR choice on someone else? Every adult human being in this country should have the right to make decisions for themselves. It is completely arrogant and foolish to believe that anyone has the right to make that decision for someone else. Period.
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    Re: Is Homosexuality A Choice?

    Quote Originally Posted by Paschendale View Post
    I always liken sexual orientation to a person's taste in music. What determines your taste in music? Is it your genes? Is it a choice? Is it learned behavior? It is dependent on what you were exposed to at various formative moments in your life? It is cultural? Or is it all of those things in intricate combinations that we can't really quantify?

    I think sexual orientation is like that. What makes Iron Maiden wonderful to my ears and Justin Beiber unpalatable? What makes another person have the exact opposite reaction? Probably as complex a system as determines our sexuality. Our tastes in music certainly can and do change. But we really can't say why or how. And we certainly shouldn't discriminate against people based on their tastes in music or attempt to "cure" them.
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    Re: Is Homosexuality A Choice?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gardener View Post
    I would think that any heterosexual who believes homosexualty is a choice test out their theory by choosing homosexuality for a little while to see how well that works out for them.

    Should be an easy matter if there is anything to their opinion.
    I have said the same thing... it also reminds of that scene in Our Idiot Brother where Paul Rudd really wants to please the couple and have a three way but stops and says, "sorry, I really want to but your erection against my leg threw me" or something like that.
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    Re: Is Homosexuality A Choice?

    Quote Originally Posted by disneydude View Post
    Homosexuality is NOT a choice....but even if it were.....who are these idiots and self-righteous hypocrites to try to impose THEIR choice on someone else? Every adult human being in this country should have the right to make decisions for themselves. It is completely arrogant and foolish to believe that anyone has the right to make that decision for someone else. Period.
    Try as I might... I could never be physically attracted to a man.
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    Re: Is Homosexuality A Choice?

    Quote Originally Posted by davidtaylorjr View Post
    It is a choice as sin always is. We have free choice to not sin.
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    Re: Is Homosexuality A Choice?

    I think it's both.

    Some are born, some by choice.

    Who cares?


    I like big breasts. Was it from birth or by choice?

    Again, who cares?

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    Re: Is Homosexuality A Choice?

    Quote Originally Posted by americanwoman View Post
    I don't think your sexual orientation is a choice.



    It looks like the vast majority of those who voted in the poll agree with you.




    This time-wasting thread will solve nothing.


    The debate will go on as long as there is one homophobe left on this planet.




    "Tolerance is giving to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself." ~ Robert Green Ingersoll

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